Consumer bankruptcy law and practice by Henry J. Sommer

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Published by National Consumer Law Center in Boston, MA .

Written in English

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  • Bankruptcy -- United States.

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Includes index.

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StatementHenry J. Sommer ; John Rao, editor and contributing author ; Susan A. Schneider, contributing author for chapter 16.
SeriesThe consumer credit and sales legal practice series, Consumer credit and sales legal practices series
ContributionsRao, John, 1956-, Schneider, Susan A.
LC ClassificationsKF1524 .S65 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 1064 p. :
Number of Pages1064
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3316623M
ISBN 101931697620
LC Control Number2004114739

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